Kick-off Meeting Rome
The SECOA Project Kick-off meeting was succesfully held in Rome. The participation to the event was strong and all partners came from all around the world: Italy, Portugal, Great Britain, Sweden, Belgium, Israel, India and Vietnam.
During the partners meeting, after an introductory session, Prof. Montanari presented the activities to be developed during the first 6 project months. Afterwards the leaders of the first 5 Work Packages illustrated the working methodology for achieving the results required in the project. The presentation of the aspects related to the Dissemination activities and the project Management was also made.
For the occasion a Concert of Classical Music by Orchestra MuSa of Sapienza University of Rome took place and was inspired to the theme of sea and water.
On the 2nd of February the Project was presented in a Public Conference where the President of Sapienza University made an intervention and wished good luck to the SECOA consortium. Also the EU Officer of the Project participated and made a presentation.
A field trip to the Roman case study was organized the last day of the meeting; Sapienza University made a presentation of the geomorphologic aspects of the coastal area and the specific characteristics of the Mediterranean sea, explaining the changes occurred during the centuries and the human interventions to save the waterfront. The visit continued to Ostia Antica (the ancient city of Ostia, commercial harbour of the city of Rome).